Faculty of Arts

School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication

Introduction to Sociology


Subject Outline: Summer 2012
Credit Points Pre-requisites Face- to- Face teaching hours Campus 6 None 2hr lecture, 1hr tutorial Wollongong

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Summer Session 2012/2013


th Wednesday 12 December.SOC103 Subject Schedule Week Week Beginning Lecture & Tutorial Topic Introduction: Thinking sociologically The Sociological Imagination Thinking Sociologically: The Historical Dimension Case Study: Families and Gender Thinking Sociologically: The Cultural Dimension Case Study: Gender and Sexualities Case Study: Gender. rd STUDY RECESS EXAMS PERIOD Exam: TBA Summer Session 2012/2013 3 . 4 17 December Thinking Sociologically: The Structural Dimension Tutorial paper 1 returned in tutorial th Wednesday 19 December. 24 December – 1 January 5 2 January *see p. MID SESSION RECESS Case Study: Class Inequalities Thinking sociologically: The critical dimension Case Study: Deviance and Crime The future of Sociological Theory and Practice Tutorial paper 2 due in tutorial th Wednesday 9 January 6 7 January 7 14 January 21 January to 25 February 28 January to 1 February Tutorial paper 2 returned in tutorial th Wednesday 16 January Major essay due Wednesday 23 January at Arts Central by 4:00pm.5. Culture Wars and Porn Deadlines and Dates 1 26 November 2 3 December 3 10 December Tutorial paper 1 due in tutorial.

pp. pp. (2007). Politics. (1989).75-96) Flood. London & New York: Longman. Summer Session 2012/2013 4 . John. Crows Nest. R. Further. pp. (Chapter 4. Further information on the content of forthcoming tutorials will be provided as the course progresses.) Public Sociology: An introduction to Australian society. Public Sociology: An introduction to Australian society. Evan. Crows Nest. Hodgson (ed. Oxford: Polity Press. NSW: Allen & Unwin. “The Sociological Imagination”. (2004) The Sociological Quest: An introduction to the study of social life. Wade. NSW: Allen & Unwin. Families and Social Change. 4 edition. (2002) Gender. M.H. (Chapter 5. 4 edition. E. “The Sociological Imagination”. M. pp. 64-87) th Week 3 Tutorial Tuesday 11th December – Case Study: Gender and Sexuality Connell. M. In John Germov and Marilyn Poole. PART A: AN INTRODUCTION TO THINKING SOCIOLOGICALLY Week 1 Tutorial Monday 26th November – Introduction: Thinking Sociologically Germov. Intimate Citizenships: Gender. (eds. pp.W. NSW: Allen & Unwin. NSW: Allen & Unwin (pp. Gender in Personal Life. 1718). (2004) The Sociological Quest: An introduction to the study of social life. NSW: Pearson Education Australia (pp. (2007). (Chapter 1. and Marilyn Poole (2007). pp. Evan.) Pressing Questions: Explorations in Sociology. New Evidence – Women are overworked at home. Marilyn. “Introduction and Overview”. United Kingdom: Routledge.Week-by-week course guide and Schedule of readings The following provides a guide to the lecture topics and required readings for each week. 64-87) th Week 2 Tutorial Tuesday 4th December – Case Study: Families and Gender Poole. Sociological Theory. 223-239. Frenchs Forest. suggested readings are listed at the end of this guide. Crows Nest. New York. Crows Nest. “The Sociological Gaze: Linking private lives to public issues”. 1-8 only) PART B: THINKING SOCIOLOGICALLY: Four dimensions Week 2 Tutorial Monday 3rd December – Thinking Sociologically: The Historical Dimension Willis. (Chapter 4. 129-152). (Chapter 1.. (2009) ‘Bent Straights: Diversity and Flux Among Heterosexual Men’ in Oleksy. 4-18) Week 1 Tutorial Tuesday 27th November – The Sociological Imagination Maynard. Sexualities. In D. Week 3 Tutorial Monday 10th December – Thinking Sociologically: The Cultural Dimension Willis.

Extracts from Social change and cultural transformation in Australia. (“Introduction: The Sociological Perspective”.) Public Sociology: An introduction to Australian society. “Structure and Critique”. (2007). D. (1995). (eds. pp. R (1995). NSW: Allen & Unwin. pages 2–5. C and Urquhart. Roach. & 33–36. Week 4 Tutorial Tuesday 18th December – Thinking Sociologically: The Structural Dimension Willis. th Week 5 Tutorial Wednesday 2nd January – Case Study: Class Inequalities – *note different day. (Chapter 5. Michael (2003). Crows Nest. Thousand Oaks. Crows Nest. 88-116) Bullbeck. pp299-322. Journal of Australian Studies. Evan. 4 edition. Polk. In Economic inequality: who gets what in Australia.Weiss (ed. Crime and Social Control. pp29-31. and Karen A.Week 4 Tutorial Monday 17th December – Case Study: Culture Wars Bray. C (1998). Stilwell. (Chapter 5. October 9. Second Thoughts: Seeing Conventional Wisdom Through the Sociological Eye. PART C: GETTING SMART IN SOCIOLOGY Week 7 Tutorial Monday 14th January – The Future of Sociological Theory and Practice Ruane. pp. (2004). Sharyn L. Sydney: Harcourt Brace. In Social sciences in Australia. p3 Tremblay. in Social Exclusion: An approach to the Australian case. pages 17–25. F (1993). NSW: Allen & Unwin.). Fiona (2011). CA: Pine Forge Press. “Structure and Critique”. A. Cambridge. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 4 edition. 43: 144-153. xvii-xxv) Summer Session 2012/2013 5 . pages 314–324. lectures and tutorials will run at regular time Jamrozik. In John Germov and Marilyn Poole. (2004) The Sociological Quest: An introduction to the study of social life. 301-320). Boland. Cerulo. (2004) The Sociological Quest: An introduction to the study of social life.. Chapter 2 'Dimensions of economic inequality'. Sydney: Pluto Press. winter. ‘Dangerous or a rite of passage: Is the proliferation of online pornography damaging society?’ The Sun Herald. (2011) ‘Porn Again: Why it’s Time to take another look at a divisive issue’ Horizons. Deviance. Extract from Chapter 7 'The inequalities of class' and 'References and further reading'. Masculine scenarios of violence: The case of homicide. 2nd edition. 23–28. Janet M. NSW: Allen & Unwin (pp.’ Inequality and social class in Australia’. Abigail & Pattern. Kenneth. Gilding. 88-116) th Week 6 Tutorial Tuesday 8th January – Case Study: Deviance. Week 6 Tutorial Monday 7th January – The Critical Dimension Willis. Evan. Lisa. pp. Crows Nest. Crime and Malemale Violence Anleu.

and could they be different? Perhaps the central feature of Sociology is its concern with connections between individual behaviour and the social forces which have shaped it. class inequalities. Others are not. and what kind would you like for the future? Should men and women share the care of children? Cultural Thinking sociologically involves asking: How do social relations vary across cultures. SOC103 highlights the everyday relevance of Sociology. Global Culture: An introduction to Sociological ideas. It invites students to ‘see Sociology in the world’ – to make meaningful connections between the subject matter of the course and students’ own social worlds. 295-308). Some sociological problems are also social problems. Each is intended to highlight a particular dimension of thinking sociologically. sexualities. and changed? Why are things that way. Reflection: What kind of family life have you had. and so on. It invites students to ‘see Sociology in the world’ – to make meaningful connections between the subject matter of the course and students’ own social worlds. and how might our own patterns appear strange to an outsider? In the case study. Sociology enriches our understanding of the social world. Sociology recognises that who we are is dependent on our social context. and where are they headed? In the case study. Sociology is the study of society. SOC103 accomplishes this using four case studies. we look at gender and sexualities. gives us tools to assess and reflect on social life. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press (pp. Sociology. our relations with Asia and Europe. the study of society. Hogan. and contexts? What diversity is there in beliefs. Sociology offers a way of approaching. 120-124) Subject Description This course provides an engaging and accessible introduction to Sociology. and provides the research skills vital for employment. such as those of inequality. (2002) What Do Sociologists Do? In Social Self. ed. P. and provides the research skills vital for employment. The course introduces Sociology’s examination of the connections between individual behaviour and wider social forces. using case studies of families and gender. drug use. Some sociological issues exist at the community level: crime. (Chapter 9. Other sociological issues exist at national and international levels. 2000: 5). body image. (2004). and deviance and crime.Richmond. Reflection: How have attitudes towards women’s and men’s roles changed since your parents’ generation were growing up? Reflection: How can you judge what kinds of sexual relations are legitimate and desirable. K. SOC103 (Introduction to Sociology) introduces students to Sociology. such as issues of national identity. and so on. and which are unacceptable? Are there still two standards of sexual behaviour. and customary ways of doing things. Sociology in general is characterised by curiosity about human life and society. There are four dimensions involved. how does social change occur? How have social relations changed. Sociology involves not one perspective but many. values. ways of life. “What Can Sociology Do For You?”. The course highlights the everyday relevance of Sociology. gives us tools to use in assessing and reflecting on social life. Historical Thinking sociologically involves asking: How is social order possible? How are social arrangements maintained? And. and explaining collective human behaviour. Sociology asks: What is society? How is it structured? How do individuals learn to be members of society? How are patterns of social life constructed. understanding. responses to terrorism. communities. Beilharz and T. one for females and another for males? Summer Session 2012/2013 6 . Cambridge: Polity. unemployment. Abercrombie. pp. or what some have called ‘the sociological imagination’. Sociology is “the description and analysis of the social forces that shape human behaviour in contemporary social life” (van Krieken et al. Sociology enriches our understanding of the social world. N. maintained. we look at changing patterns of family life. Our sense of self and the character of our individual lives are shaped by wider social formations. and there is healthy debate and disagreement. Defined simply. such as patterns of everyday behaviour and interaction. Defined in a more complex way. or violence.

Students who have actually attended the tutorials will tell you that these are a vital opportunity to get to grips with course content. students who miss lectures will miss out on content on which they will be assessed. irrespective of the cause. • Consultation times will be announced in Week 1. as you miss out on discussion of course readings and content. In general. • Those with time tabling difficulties should see the Subject Coordinator. Please note that tutorial times on the timetable are provisional. Attendance that falls below the 80% requirement. power. th Subject Requirements • Attendance requirements: • This subject requires an 80% attendance at all classes unless this is unavoidable on medical or compassionate grounds and evidence of this is provided through SOLS. Scott is completing a PhD in the Sociology Program on Youth Employment in the Illawarra Region. • Likewise. • Modes of delivery: two-hour lecture and one-hour tutorial each week (tutorials beginning Monday 26 November). Describe some of the concepts and approaches used by sociologists to analyse and gain an understanding of the social world. and discuss particular assessment tasks. Scott has lectured and tutored for a number of years and has a policy and research background in government and the private sector. Apply sociological questions to various areas of social life. And that all this helps to boost their performance in the written assessment. structures. Class Contact Details • Formal class times and locations are available from the University’s home page. we look at economic inequalities associated with class. • Missing any tutorials has a negative impact on your performance in the course. exam tips. including what it means to think sociologically. tips about assessment.Structural Thinking sociologically involves asking: How is society structured? How is it shaped by social divisions. and so on. including engaging with academic texts. institutions. If in doubt. Reflection: Are you rich or poor. constructing and presenting scholarly arguments. and does it matter? Critical Thinking sociologically involves asking: Could social life be arranged differently? Are things fair? Who gains and who loses? Sociology has sought to shape social processes through public policy and advocacy. and so on. and citing sources. and the issues of norms. Summer Session 2012/2013 7 . and power relations? In the case study. recordings of lectures are not available to students studying on the Wollongong campus. we look at crime and deviance: how behaviours are defined as criminal or deviant. engage in participatory exercises which heighten their understanding of key concepts and frameworks. consult the Subject Coordinator. may require you to complete additional written work to complete the subject. who is affected. Reflection: Have you ever broken the law? Have you ever broken an informal social rule about how to behave? What happened in response? Learning outcomes Students who complete SOC103 (Introduction to Sociology) will be able to: Offer an introductory understanding of the academic discipline of Sociology. and it has been taken up in activism. Convenor / Lecturer The course will be convened by Scott Burrows. Use basic skills of research. • Students should have enrolled in tutorials via SOLS before the start of session. and justice at stake. In the case study.

global and professional communities. • There are 12 tutorials in all. And they will be useful resources for your essays.Have a sound knowledge of an area of a disciplinary study or interdisciplinary area of study offered by the Faculty of Arts through its majors with an understanding of its current issues. FURTHER READING Please see the lists of further reading later in this subject outline. Learning Outcomes / Graduate Qualities Faculty Graduate Qualities Informed . This subject relies on two textbooks. Problem Solvers . Independent Learners . You are expected to read the entire text of the relevant reading by the tutorial. Acknowledge the work and ideas of others. Failure to meet these requirements can lead to a technical fail in the subject. We will often work through particular sections of the textbook in the tutorials. Act with integrity as part of local. Recognise how culture can shape communication. Most of these come from the two textbooks. Effective Communicators . to consult for your written work.6 tutorials.Articulate ideas and convey them effectively using a variety of modes. E-READINGS Various e-readings will be made available as the course progresses.• In line with UOW policy. and make ethically informed choices. their contexts and developments over time. The readings listed above are the required readings you must read before each tutorial. the topic of the lecture is addressed in the next week’s tutorial. Summer Session 2012/2013 8 . Some are among the required readings for your tutorials. thorough and innovative and aim for high standards. Appreciate and respect diversity. useful introductions to the week’s content. Each week. They will be available via the course’s WebCT site. enquiry and critical analysis of issues and research through a sequence of subjects that culminates in the ability to reflect broadly on their field of study. Engage collaboratively with people in different settings.Take on challenges and apply the relevant skills required to respond effectively to the central issues raised. They provide further. further readings. Be flexible. The Sociological Quest by Willis and Public Sociology edited by Germov and Poole. national. regional. and so on. You must purchase both textbooks from the University Bookshop. 80 per cent equals 9. You will need both books: to bring to class.Engage with new ideas and ways of thinking. They are not compulsory. Policy in this course is that you can miss up to three tutorials and still fulfil the attendance requirements. Missing more than three tutorials will not result in an automatic fail for the course. Further readings (listed towards the end of this subject outline) are optional. which you should access via the subject’s WebCT page. The recommended readings are not intended as an exhaustive list – students should use the Library catalogue and databases to locate additional resources. Textbook and Subject Reader Information ESSENTIAL READINGS: THE TWO TEXTBOOKS Please note the following points. Please bring the relevant textbook to every tutorial. this subject requires an 80% attendance at all classes (lectures and tutorials) unless this is unavoidable on medical or compassionate grounds and evidence of this is provided through SOLS. Responsible . but it will mean that your participation in the course will be reconsidered and/or you may be required to complete additional written work to complete the subject. However. there are also some E-readings.Understand how decisions can affect others.

 lay the foundation for your essays and the final exam. The Tutorial Papers are important for this course because they will:  increase your comprehension of the readings and the course. Have demonstrated the ability to undertake basic sociological research and argument (informed. In sum. Please note that:  Both of the Tutorial Papers are to be submitted to your tutor in the tutorial on the dates specified. All upper level subjects include some mix of theory. working as a researcher into how society functions and can be changed using these three elements. methods and policy.  enhance your writing skills. 2. problem solver. Critical thinking is the primary tool to begin solving a sociological problem. problem solver). 1: TUTORIAL PAPERS due: weighting: length: Online in specified weeks 20% 2 x 400 words Two Tutorial Papers have been set throughout the course. Effective independent learning requires the ability to think critically. There are four components to the assessment scheme. Media and Society are based in two sociological perspectives. one that is essential in sociological work. with a specialist subject in policy (Social Policy) and in methods (Social Research methods in Policy and Evaluation). It should be no Summer Session 2012/2013 9 . reading and writing. from completing SOC103. for example. You must submit both Tutorial Papers. policy and methods. that is. students will also be introduced to sociological concepts and methods as part of the informed graduate quality.edu. Have demonstrated an understanding of the ways in which a public issue can be analysed sociologically (informed). understand and write arguments at a more sophisticated level. independent learner).au/arts/current/FacultyGraduateQualities/index. Shown the ability to think and write critically in sociologically relevant ways (independent learner. This early introduction of the three main elements of sociology. Both subjects will concentrate on the skill of critical thinking. SOC103 introduces critical thinking and SOC104 elaborates on this by teaching how to read.  improve the level of tutorial discussion. SOC103 Introducing Sociology and SOC104 Communication. you should: 1.These qualities are developed throughout a degree program with each subject potentially including elements of the five qualities but usually with a focus on a couple. The Faculty Graduate Qualities can be found on the following website: http://www. This is a generic skill and. is to encourage you to think of your university studies as academic work. however the course is still under revision and development and your feedback is welcome both as we proceed through the course and at the end of the session.html Changes to subject content SOC103 has recently been restructured by Dr. Michael Flood and taught in Autumn session 2012. Problem solving tasks are included in tutorials and in assessment tasks. In the second year sociology core subjects SOC203 Explaining Society develops the perspectives of consensus and conflict and SOC231 Social Analysis covers the main research methods used in sociology. of course.  Each has a word limit of 400 words (excluding the bibliography). social theory. SOC103 and SOC104 will concentrate on the qualities of independent learners and problem solvers. 3. Each is worth 20% of your final mark.uow. There will be elements of the other qualities in the subject. conflict and consensus. They also introduce research methods and social policy.

etc. describe different ways of defining class and their implications for identifying your class position. Please note the following. etc. Choose one aspect of sexuality (such as pornography. more than 10% longer or shorter than the specified word limit.) and discuss how social norms regarding this have been debated and contested. Summer Session 2012/2013 10 .  Your essay should be no more than ten percent longer or shorter than the specified word limit. Tutorial Paper 1: Question 1) How does the historical component of the sociological imagination help us to understand family life? OR 2) What social processes are transforming family life in modern Australian society? What are some of the effects or results of these processes? Tutorial Paper 2: Questions (please select one question from the following areas covered in the course) Thinking sociologically: The cultural dimension Case Study: Sexualities 3) How does the cultural component of sociological imagination help us to understand sexuality? 4) Sexuality has been the site of political struggles. and may offer original insights or move beyond a summary of course materials.200 words in length. In understanding society. abortion.500 words Essay Question: Choose one area. including quotations. • The word count includes all text in the body of the essay. institutions. • Please do not include a synopsis or summary with the essay. and how are they limited? 6) What class do you belong to? In your answer. Thinking sociologically: The structural dimension Case study: Class and class inequalities 5) Structuralist perspectives in Sociology focus on social structures. 2: due: weighting: length: ESSAY rd Wednesday 23 January (by 4pm). These items can include items provided to you in the course reader.800 and 2. sexual reputation. homosexuality. and c) present a structured argument. and any other text. aspect or domain of social life (such as family. it should be between 1. You are more likely to receive high marks if you: a) answer the set question. education war. work. • Please use the Harvard style of academic referencing. or bound in a ring binder. Tutorial Papers must include citations wherever you are drawing on others’ work (as is the policy for essays) and a bibliography. That is. Week 8 40% 1. how are structuralist perspectives useful. • Your bibliography must contain at least six items that you have cited in your essay. sexuality. • The word count does not include the bibliography. prostitution. citations. and structural forces. b) draw on the readings and lecture materials. Excellent papers will do all these well.) Explain how the four components of thinking sociologically assist in understanding this area or domain. • Please do not submit your essay in a plastic sleeve.

Sometimes. readings. and includes some level of independent and critical response which is well sustained and developed. that is. and tutorial discussion of the entire course. or other materials. essay structure and clarity of expression.Please simply hand in the stapled essay. particularly their participation in and contribution to tutorial discussion. This is a guideline only. without access to notes. and this is a useful guide to essay writing. the essay might be marked at distinction level. The exam will be informal and supervised internally. and has some interesting/independent and critical response to make to those ideas. The exam will be multiple choice. Further guidance regarding the exam will be provided as the course progresses. work marked at this level is good because it shows the ability to be self-reflective . • A distinction is usually attributed to an essay that demonstrates both a good to very good understanding of the main ideas. These criteria derive from the book. or if there are faults or jumbles of comprehension. Attendance is marked using the class roll. Essay writing for students. or a measured. The exam will be a closed book exam. readings. MARKING CRITERIA FOR ESSAYS I will use the following four criteria to assess your essays. 4: due: weighting: length: TUTORIAL PARTICIPATION Throughout session 10% Students will be assessed on their overall participation in the course. • A high distinction is usually attributed to an essay that demonstrates a very good to excellent understanding of the main ideas. musing level of argument. Please note that resources on exam-taking are provided in the section of “Further Reading” below under ‘Developing research skills’. There may be some critical/independent material. This is often what limits this level from an HD. 3) Present a reasoned (and structured and coherent) argument. • A credit is usually attributed to an essay that demonstrates a good understanding of the main ideas. The following describes the characteristics of essays marked at different levels: • A pass is usually attributed to an essay that demonstrates an acceptable understanding of the main ideas. 2) Be the result of wide and critical reading. If not. 3: due: weighting: length: EXAM TBA 30% One hour The exam will be based on the lectures. If it is a little more developed. Please note that resources on essay-writing are provided in the section of “Further Reading” below in ‘Developing research skills’. Summer Session 2012/2013 11 . by Clanchy and Ballard. An essay should. but it may be very undeveloped indeed. 4) Be competently presented (with appropriate style and referencing). This critical/reflective response is often limited/ a little underdeveloped or unsustained.there is critical assessment of one’s own ideas. the mark would remain at credit level. 1) Be clearly focused on the set topic and deal fully with its central concerns. Other key factors considered include organisation of ideas.

You will be given a mark out of 10 using the following system. or poor (3 or more missed). Students’ acknowledgements of ignorance or confusion are just as valuable as articulate sociological comments. and in general contributing to tutorial discussion. asking questions. Participation is defined as strong. Marks are assigned as follows: Attendance & Participation Strong & Strong Strong & Moderate / Moderate & Strong Moderate & Moderate Moderate & Poor / Poor & Moderate Strong & Poor / Poor & Strong Poor & Poor Mark 10 / 10 8-9 / 10 7 / 10 5-6 / 10 7-8 / 10 0-4 / 10 Summer Session 2012/2013 12 . moderate (1-2 tutorials missed).Participation includes any form of constructive participation in the tutorial: speaking. Attendance is defined as strong (no tutorials missed). or poor. moderate.

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html . Return of Assignments: Wollongong Campus The University’s Code of Practice Teaching and Assessment requires that at least one assignment be assessed and returned before Week 9 of session. you can drop off a stamped and self-addressed envelope any time to Arts Central and it will be mailed out to you. After this time.plagiarism declaration. Most Faculty of Arts assignments can be sent out this way but allow enough space/postage for all your work in one envelope. Northfields Avenue. Arts Central does not hold any assignments during session. Please mark your Subject Code/s on the back. Receipts for work submitted are optional and issued by the Faculty upon request. Submission of Assignments: South Coast and Southern Highlands Campuses Unless your tutor or lecturer asks you to do otherwise. University of Wollongong.edu. Please take your student card with you when collecting your work. If you cannot collect assignments personally during the allocated hours and have confirmed that your assignment has been marked and returned to Arts Central. Summer Session 2012/2013 22 .Make sure you download both pages. and the envelope should indicate this by having the post date of Australia Post date stamped on there. assignments will be disposed of.au/arts/coversheets/index. assignments will be disposed of. It is the responsibility of the student to keep a copy of all work submitted for assessment to the Faculty.uow. The cover sheet is appropriate for all assignments being submitted to the Faculty of Arts. PLEASE also ensure that you include the name of your tutor on all work submitted to Arts Central. Assignments submitted at the end of session will be held at your campus until the end of Week 3 of the following session. All assignments must have a cover sheet attached. Assignments submitted at the end of session will be held at Arts Central for 21 days after the release of results. if you are unsure about your tutor’s name please consult the Subject Coordinator for clarification.00pm and 2:00pm-4. Please take your student card with you when collecting your work. During this period. submit all assignments following the procedures set out on your campus.uow.00pm. the assignment question and sign the plagiarism declaration. Students must keep a copy of all work submitted for assessment to the Faculty Assignments sent by fax or e-mail will not be accepted unless by prior agreement between the lecturer and student. NSW 2522. Assignments sent by fax or e-mail will not be accepted unless by prior agreement between the lecturer and student. Ensure that all sections are filled in including your tutor’s name. Return of Assignments: South Coast and Southern Highland Campuses The University’s Code of Practice Teaching and Assessment requires that at least one assignment be assessed and returned before Week 9 of session. The envelope should be addressed to the specific tutor or academic. The assignment should be mailed on the day it is due. Cover sheets can also be downloaded from the Faculty’s webpage at: http://www. Faculty of Arts. Where assignments are submitted by Australia Post it is imperative that this be done using registered mail – this will ensure that students have an official receipt of mailing their assignment. After this time. Assignments submitted during session will be returned to you by your lecturer or tutor.pdf Ensure that you download both pages.edu. Assignments submitted during session will be returned to you by your lecturer or tutor.au/content/groups/public/@web/@arts/documents/doc/uow075742. You can download a coversheet from the Faculty’s webpage at: www. assignments can be collected: Monday-Friday between 10:00am-12.

html Faculty Handbook Summer Session 2012/2013 23 . The precise form of supplementary assessment will be determined at the time the offer of a supplementary is made. 300 and 400 level subjects are as follows: Satisfactory completion: High Distinction Distinction Credit Pass Fail 85% to 100% 75% to 84% 65% to 84% 50% to 64% 0% to 49% Supplementary assessment may be offered to students whose performance in this subject is close to that required to pass the subject. or otherwise find their work in the subject affected by illness or serious misadventure should lodge a formal request for Academic Consideration via SOLS. Plagiarism has led to the expulsion of students from the University. For full details about the University’s plagiarism policy see: http://www.e. abiding by the University’s Academic Integrity and Plagiarism Policy as set out in the University Handbook. Work submitted after seven calendar days will not be marked and will be given a mark of 0.edu.au/about/policy/UOW060110. The penalty is applied to the original mark awarded. The procedures for lodging a request are available at: http://www. the University’s online Policy Directory and in Faculty Handbooks and subject guides. the practice of allowing international students access to foreign language translation dictionaries in exams has been discontinued.uow. and calculators approved for use in exams will be identified by a UOW tamper-evident label.html Performance Grades and Notes on Assessment The approved grades of performance and associated ranges of marks for 100.au/about/policy/UOW058648. or fall below the minimum attendance requirements. Penalty for late submission of work: Late work (i. Changes to Examination Rules: The Examination Rules and a supporting Examination Procedure has been implemented in exam periods for any sessions starting from 1 January 2012. with writing permitted from the outset. 200. and are otherwise identified as meriting an offer of a supplementary assessment. two (2) hours or three (3) hours. without plagiarising or cheating. Key changes to note include: • • • exams now have a standard duration of either one (1) hour.edu.uow. Re-using any of your own work (either in part or in full) which you have submitted previously for assessment is not permitted without appropriate acknowledgement.Academic Consideration Students who miss a deadline. Plagiarism Students are responsible for submitting original work for assessment. any work required for assessment that has not been given an extension) will be subject to a 10% penalty per day.

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